Greece’s New Ambassador to the UN

Ambassador Anastasis Mitsialis is Greece’s new permanent representative to the United Nations. Mitsialis assumed his duties on July 1 and succeeded Ambassador Ioannis Mourikis, who was transferred to Bern.

Mitsialis presented his credentials to UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon during a ceremony at the UN headquarters in New York on Friday.

During the 2007-2009 period, Mitsialis had served as the head of the Foreign Ministry’s Protocol Department in Athens, a position that he had also served in the past as well, between 1993-1995.

Before that, he was Greece’s ambassador to Italy.

(source: ANA/MPA , photo credit: D. Panagos)